This plantation project in the Davos region of Switzerland aims to conserve and sustainably manage local forests in order to maintain the tourist appeal of one of the largest ski resorts.
The Greener Davos project has a highly symbolic significance due to the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, which brings together politicians, business leaders and celebrities.
In partnership with the Environment Department of the City of Davos, PUR Projet is developing the Greener Davos tree planting project. The objective is to protect forest ecosystems in Switzerland and to raise awareness and promote the importance of protecting our forests among the WEF community and the general public.
Beyond their symbolic importance, trees have multiple benefits for the city: protection against avalanches, protection against wind, better air quality, limitation of soil erosion, etc…
The Davos Forest Service ensures regular monitoring of the trees. We are working to make this project an example and a showcase for sustainable forest management.
Agroforestry and reforestation
Local partnerDavos municipality
Participantslocal school, sport clubs, WEF participants
Achievements3967 planted trees
Technical work (species, design of the planting models, site location, monitoring) is done by forest experts of Davos Municipalty, Gemeinde Davos Forstbetrieb. They ensure the plantation of 100% native timber trees and the combination of several species to regenerate the local biodiversity, preserve the natural ecosystems, and ensure maximal socio-environmental co-benefits.
Participants of this project are volunteers, interns of the Swiss Post School, members of sports clubs and participants at the World Economic Forum, among others.